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Available at the Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses
  • Teaching is a rewarding profession for people who like to help others and work with young people and there is a great need for dedicated teachers.

    A bachelor’s degree is required to be eligible for licensing as an elementary or secondary school teacher. You can complete the first two years of teacher education program through the Central Community College academic transfer program. In addition to classes in the subject areas you intend to teach, CCC provides courses for students who plan to major in education.

    EducationHastings College admits a limited number of Central Community College students under its

    You also will experience what it is like to be a teacher and find out if you like teaching and have the potential for a career in education by working under the direction of teachers in local schools through our Pre-Student Teaching courses.

    Hastings College Bachelor Bound Teacher Education Program. Students have the opportunity to take specified Hastings College Education classes at CCC tuition rates while completing an associate of arts degree at CCC, and then transferring to Hastings College to complete their bachelor's degree.

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    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of science degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,000
      Non-residents - $8,640

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

    • Career CoachCheck out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook for teachers.